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Joseph Chappell Hutcheson

J.C. Hutcheson
Full Name: Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, Sr.
Birth date: May 18, 1842
Death date: May 25, 1924

Terms of Service

  • House, 17th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/11/1881 - 1/9/1883
(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas 1881.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 28th Legislature, 1st C.S., 4/29/1903, pp. 220-226. Mentioned in the presentation address of the oil portrait of Judge A.W. Terrell. House Journal .


Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, Volume I, p. 208. Americans of Gentle Birth and Their Ancestors 1903.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company E, 14th Virginia Infantry Regiment, from 8/8/1864; 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, 14th Virginia Infantry Regiment, from 11/18/1864; Private, Company C, 21st Virginia Infantry Regiment, 6/20/1861. Postwar Houston lawyer, 1874; state legislator; chairman, Texas Democratic Convention, 1890; U.S. Congressman. Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, U.S., Confederate Officers Card Index, 1861-1865; U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com .
  • HUTCHESON, Joseph Chappell (1842-1924). Representative, TX. Death date 5/25/1924. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress .
  • Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, birth date 5/18/1842 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia; death date 5/26/1924; Captain, C.S.A. (1842-1924); portrait; burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, Guide to the Hutcheson and Allied Families Papers, 1836-1997. Hutcheson served in 1890 as chairman of the State Democratic Convention. Fondren Library, Rice University .
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of Herbert Farrar Hutcheson, Makers of America: Biographies of Leading Men of Thought and Action, pp. 443-444. Google Books .
  • HUTCHESON, JOSEPH CHAPPELL (1842-1924). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, William Palmer Hutcheson, son of Joseph Chappell Hutcheson (death date 5/17/1924). Texas Under Many Flags, 1930, Volume I. (Created 10/23/2009.) HeritageQuest Online .
  • Hutcheson, Joseph Chappell (1842-1924) of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Virginia, 1842. Democrat. Member of Texas state legislature; U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 1893-97. Died in 1924. Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Tex. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries .
  • Obituary and photo, "Capt. Hutcheson, Pioneer Is Dead," and "Captain Joseph Chappell Hutcheson: An Editorial," The Houston Post, 5/26/1924, p. 1. Died 5/25/1924 at his summer home near Chattanooga, Tennessee. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 158-159. Texans Who Wore the Gray 1907.
  • Joseph Chappel Hutcheson. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide 2002.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 61, 160. Texas in the War, 1861-1865 1965.
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